Re: Egos, GUI's, and Tempers

Subject: Re: Egos, GUI's, and Tempers
From: Bruce Ashley <bashley -at- CREATEPRINT -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 14:40:17 +1000

Jill, me thinketh Suzette toucheth a raw nerve.

Meow :)

Bruce Ashley
OZ


Suzette Seveny noted:

<Two people (both working for US government) stated they had apps that opened
with a blank screen - interesting.>

As one of those working for the US government who responded to Suzette, I'd like
to add a clarification. The option that allows our users to run the program with
-snip
My caution to anyone encountering a nonstandard interface would be to keep an
open mind. How many of us have struggled to make a document conform to a good
template or style guide that wasn't good for THAT document? Check out the
rationale for why an interface is nonstandard before accepting it or rejecting
it. (If nothing else, an open, explain-this-to-me approach is usually a less
threatening way to approach the developer.)

Jill Burgchardt
jburgcha -at- pestilence -dot- itc -dot- nrcs -dot- usda -dot- gov

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